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Morning Ireland Thursday 9 February 2017

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville.

Howlin defends decision to use Dáil privilege

Howlin defends decision to use Dáil privilege

Brendan Howlin TD, Labour Party Leader, defends his use of Dáil privilege in relation to the Commission of Investigation into allegations that there was an organised campaign against Maurice McCabe

Nurses action about 'staffing and safety' - INMO

Nurses action about 'staffing and safety' - INMO

Liam Doran, General Secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, discusses the upcoming industrial action by nurses

Who will be the new president of the Olympic Council of Ireland?

Who will be the new president of the Olympic Council of Ireland?

Evanne Ní Chuilinn previews the election of the Olympic Council of Ireland's new president

8:40am Sports News

8:40am Sports News

Presented by Des Cahill

Howlin 'won't be looking back on yesterday as being his finest hour'

Howlin 'won't be looking back on yesterday as being his finest hour'

David Davin Power, Political Correspondent, provides political analysis on the latest developments into the Commission of Investigation into allegations that there was an organised campaign against whistleblowers

Sundays Well Rebels seek to retain their world title

Sundays Well Rebels seek to retain their world title

Jennie O'Sullivan visit Cork-based Sundays Well Rebels, mixed ability rugby team, to see how preparation for the new season are getting on

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 9 February, 2017

First Hour Podcast: Thursday, 9 February, 2017

Presented by Cathal Mac Coille and Audrey Carville

Patients face disruption after nurses vote for industrial action

Patients face disruption after nurses vote for industrial action

Ingrid Miley, Industry and Employment Correspondent, looks ahead to the industrial action announced by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation for next month

Call to broaden Commission's terms of reference

Call to broaden Commission's terms of reference

Michael Clifford, Special Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, says the terms of reference for the Commission of Investigation into allegations that there was an organised campaign against whistleblowers are too narrow

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:15am Business News

7:15am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

Fianna Fáil says Howlin's comments 'inappropiate and unfair'

Fianna Fáil says Howlin's comments 'inappropiate and unfair'

Jim O'Callaghan TD, Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesman, says the party is to table a motion to broaden the terms of reference of the Commission of Investigation into allegations that there was an organised campaign against whistleblowers

Should Ireland reconsider its focus on attracting foreign companies?

Should Ireland reconsider its focus on attracting foreign companies?

Stephen Kinsella, Lecturer in Economics at the University of Limerick, and Declan Jordan, Lecturer in Economics at University College Cork, debate the future for Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland following the announcement of HP Inc to pull out of its Irish operation

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:50am Business News

7:50am Business News

Presented by Conor Brophy

7:40am Sports news

7:40am Sports news

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by John Eagleton of Met Éireann

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Sharon Tobin

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Programme Highlights

"Everyone died whilst waiting for the safety boat"

Michael Kingston, maritime lawyer, whose father Tim was killed in the Whiddy disaster, discusses the tragedy 40 years ago, and what lessons have been learned since

Fermoy, Co Cork, is Ireland's cleanest town

Conor Horgan, spokesperson for Irish Business Against Litter, says local authorities could do more to tackle persistent problems in black spots

New Year, new resolutions

Aisling Kenny speaks to people about their New Year's resolutions and how long they might last

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